Explained: Linear and nonlinear systems
February 25, 2010Much scientific research across a range of disciplines tries to find linear approximations of nonlinear behaviors. But what does that mean?
Zipporah Levinson, Department of Mathematics’ ‘den mother,’ dies at age 93
February 5, 2010The wife of the late Institute Professor Norman Levinson opened her home to many of the department’s mathematicians
Also labeled: Obituaries
Three professors win top national early-career honors
January 15, 2010Presidential awards to Buehler, Dawson and Sheffield were presented this week at a White House ceremony
Colding, Seidel win 2010 AMS Veblen Prize in Geometry
January 15, 2010
Awards & Honors: Dec. 18, 2009
December 18, 2009
Two from MIT win Marshall Scholarships
December 1, 2009Seniors Tanya Goldhaber and Vinayak Muralidhar will pursue graduate studies in Britain beginning next year.
Three researchers win presidential early career awards
July 10, 2009
Peeling stickers may lead way to stretchable electronics
June 15, 2009New model enables precise design of damage-resistant materials
Mathematicians take aim at 'phantom' traffic jams
June 9, 2009New model could help design better roads
Eight from MIT elected to AAAS
April 20, 2009
Two from MIT in top 5 at Putnam math contest
April 2, 2009
Math professor discovers chaos on a 'fluid trampoline'
December 22, 2008Latest milestone in MIT's contributions to chaos theory
MIT model helps computers sort data more like humans
August 25, 2008
Edward Lorenz, father of chaos theory and butterfly effect, dies at 90
April 16, 2008
Researchers make a point of explaining 'the wallpaper problem'
March 30, 2008